Lawson last year into a non-guaranteed contract

Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets formal completion of the transaction, with Joey – Dorsey, Nick – Johnson, Costas – La Papa Nicholas, Pablo – jope, 2016 first-round draft pick by the protection of and some cash, in exchange for the Thai – Lawson and a 2017 second-round pick. After completion of the transaction, then the Nuggets waived veteran jope.

Jope from Argentina has extensive experience in the game, but he was born in 1977, now 38 years old. Mid-season, the Knicks after being traded to the Rockets, played a total of 24 games, averaging 16.8 minutes of time can contribute 3 points and 2.8 assists.

It is worth mentioning that, although jope since late career came to the United States, NBA career is not too outstanding achievements, but in the international arena has called glorious history. He has natural leadership elected only three Spanish league’s top point guard, as the commander of the Argentine national team in the stadium, and work together to win the golden generation of 2002 World Championship runner-up, and the 2004 Athens Olympic champion, in Europe and around the world reputation. But time is getting, after this has been cut, lest his NBA career will thus halted.

The deal, the Rockets also sent Dorsey, Johnson and Nicholas La Papa, but three players probably have no way to provide much of the game for the Nuggets influence more as expiring contracts guarantee transactions Both sides of the salary balance. Among them, more than the West last season, averaging 2.7 points and four rebounds, Johnson 2.6 points 1.4 rebounds, Papa Nicholas La slightly thorough, but it is only 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds and 2 assists.

Of course, the real protagonist transaction Lawson, the prospective All-Star point guard last season, averaged 15.2 points and 9.6 assists per game, up 3.89 assist to turnover ratio is second only to league point guard Chris – Paul, ranking second in all players.

It is worth mentioning that there are two Lawson existing contracts expire, which the 2016-17 season, $ 13.21 million in the full protection of nature. However, in order to dispel worries the rocket, after the transaction, he has agreed to the final year of his contract to a non-affordable. Thus, the little rocket deal theoretical risk has been largely vanish without trace, people have to Daryl – Morey savvy heartfelt admiration.